Techniques in Home Winemaking: The Comprehensive Guide to Making Chateau-Style Wines

Techniques in Home Winemaking: The Comprehensive Guide to Making Chateau-Style Wines

by Daniel Pambianchi
     
 

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From crushing grapes to bottling wine, this essential handbook enables the home winemaker to make informed decisions about ingredients, equipment, and the winemaking process. Precise step-by-step instructions lead both novice and advanced winemakers through all of the important procedures, including selecting and working with new equipment, determining the best

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From crushing grapes to bottling wine, this essential handbook enables the home winemaker to make informed decisions about ingredients, equipment, and the winemaking process. Precise step-by-step instructions lead both novice and advanced winemakers through all of the important procedures, including selecting and working with new equipment, determining the best material for specific styles, analyzing the product, monitoring acidity levels, and common troubleshooting problems. Using accessible charts and tables to offer detailed instructions for making Pinot noir, port, and sparkling wines, this newly updated edition also covers often overlooked topics, such as ice wines and blending varieties.

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Time Magazine
Flow charts and clearly organized chapters make for an in-depth reference work.
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"Flow charts and clearly organized chapters make for an in-depth reference work."  —Time Magazine

"There's in-depth detail here that I have previously seen only in professional texts . . .  I just wish Daniel Pambianchi's book was available when I was just starting out as a winemaker . . . it could have saved me a lot of trial and error along the way!"  —Thomas Bachelder, winemaker, Lemelson Winery

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550653250
Publisher:
Vehicule Press
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
633,287
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

What People are saying about this

Thomas Bachelder
There's in-depth of detail here that I have previously seen only in professional texts. . . . I just wish Daniel Pambianchi's book was available when I was just starting out as a winemaker . . . it could have saved me a lot of trial and error along the way. (Thomas Bachelder, winemaker, Lemelson Winery)

Meet the Author

Daniel Pambianchi is the founder and CEO of Cadenza Wines Inc., a small commercial winery in Ontario that produces a wide range of premium wines. He is a regular columnist and the technical editor for WineMaker magazine, a member of the American Wine Society and the Society of Wine Educators, and the author of Kit Winemaking and Wine Myths, Facts & Snobberies. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

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